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. "morning joe" starts right now. >> this is an international tragedy and although japan is a highly advanced economy and technologically equipped to rebuild, at this moment of crisis, it's important all of us join together in providing any help and assistance that we can in the days and months to come. >>> good morning. it is tuesday, march 15th. welcome to "morning joe." with us on set here in washington, msnbc political analyst, pat buchanan. also the washington correspondent for bbc world news america, catty kay, and former white house chief of staff of president george w. bush, andy card in the studio with us this morning. >> we will show some of the headlines just to show -- >> big ones. >> what a big story this is. catty, you lived in japan over three years. give us your insight on some images we are seeing. >> i was there for the kobe earthquake that was in 1995. we are all focused on the nuclear crisis. all of those families who have lost somebody, lost parents, you're hearing the japanese talking in muted ways about their loss. but for japanese, who find expressing emotion in public
yesterday who is writing about that. >> no doubt about it. first, obviously, the big news out of japan. we why don't we get the latest. >> we are talking about the fifth strongest earthquake on record since 1900. hawaii and other parts of the pacific are bracing for a destructive tsunami triggered by an 8.9 earthquake out of japan. it shows a massive 23-foot wall of watter that swept boats, cars, buildings and tons of debris inland. 32 people have now died in the quake. a figure that is expected to rise. a tsunami warning is now in place for the entire u.s. west coast. that means coastal communities in washington, oregon, california and southern alaska should be on alert and prepared for possible evacuation. a warning is also in place for hawaii, which was struck by a smaller 4.5 earthquake earlier today. now, there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage in hawaii but the state is bracing for the first waves from the tsunami which are expected to hit at 8:00 a.m. eastern time this morning. now, ahead of that, tsunami sirens were sounded and coastal areas are being evacuated. fires
. >> i think the events unfolding in japan incidence actually appear to be more serious than three mile island. to what extent we don't really know now. so as their unfolding very rapidly on an hour by hour, day-by-day basis and there are conflicting reports. we don't really know in detail what's happening. >> we're at a moment in time where, obviously, all of us are heartbroken by the images of what the happening in japan. we're reminded of how american leadership is critical to our closest allies even if those allies are economically advanced and powerful, there are moments when we need our help and we're bound together by a common humanity. >> all right. welcome to "morning joe." a live look at times square. it is thursday, march 17th, st. patrick's day, with us on set, pulitzer prize-winning historian, jon meacham, the chairman of deutsch incorporated, donny deutsch and columnist for "the new york times," nicholas kristof. also in washington, msnbc contributor mike barnicle. a lot going on today. japan looking graver and graver by the moment. >> certainly is. it seems, there's been
, mark from washington. >> good morning. >> a lot going on today. should we get right to japan. >> let's do it. >> three days after getting a hit by a devastating earthquake and tsunami. right now rescue workers are searching for survivors in the country's coastal towns where more than 10,000 people are estimated dead and millions of residents without power and clean drinking water. safety concerns are also lingering over growing problems at nuclear facilities. earlier today, 11 people were hurt when a second hydrogen explosion rocked a nuclear plant, sending a massive column of smoke into the air. that blast was felt 25 miles away but the plant's operator says radiation levels are still within legal limits. meanwhile, the u.s. now says it has moved igts ships and aircraft away from one of the quake-stricken plants after discovering low-level radioactive contamination and "the new york times" reports that the "uss ronald reagan" passed through a radioactive cloud, causing crew members to receive a month's worth of radiation in about an hour. this is something we had a gut feeling about
. "morning joe" starts right now. >>> i am confident japan will recover and rebuild because the strength and spirit of the japanese people. over the last few days they've opened up their homes to one another, they've shared scarce resources of food and water, they've organized shelters, provided free medical care and looked out for their most vulnerable citizens. >> one man put it simply. it's a japanese thing. when hard times hit, we have to help each other. >> good morning. it is friday, march 18th. top of the hour, 6:00 on the east coast. welcome to "morning joe." with us on set, financeer and "morning joe" economic analyst, a new title, steven rattner and columnist for "the new york times," bob herbert is back with us. msnbc political analyst is in washington, pat buchanan. >> he's back. >> and willie geist. >> you've been to paradise, now you have. get over it. >> thank you, willie, for coming back. >> we have a couple big stories today. japan keeps unfolding but also the united nations security council makes a big move on libya last night. we'll be talking about that and the ramifi
why technologically we can't employ nuclear energy in a safe and effective way, japan does it and france does it. >> all right. well, that was a little while back, in 2009. good morning, everyone. times have changed. it's wednesday, march 16th. welcome to "morning joe." with us on set, we have msnbc and "time" magazine senior political analyst mark halperin. the national affairs editor for "new york" magazine, john heilemann and once again, we have the director of the earth institute at columbia university, dr. jeffrey sachs. good to have you on board, gentlemen. >> the "new york times" story, just absolutely gripping. >> we're starting with that. >> you go through the papers and, of course, japan, absolutely dominates the scene. there's "the new york times," "the washington post" talks about radiation fears. "the financial times" talks about how the radiation fears are shaking the market and the "daily news" talks about panic. i don't know if we're quite there yet as far as panic goes but the situation appears more bleak by the day. >> let's get right to it and we can talk
. >> operation let's just tell the truth. we'll have the latest on the nuclear situation in japan. a lot of japan to get to. japan news. >>> also, congressman barney frank will be on the set, republican senator john barrasso and senator robert menendez as well as al sharpton. >> is barnicle here somewhere? >> i walked into the studio and he was slumped over the desk. >>> after the break, an exclusive first look at politico's top stories of the morning. >>> just when you thought your bracket still had a chance. >> they have no chance. >> notre dame runs into big trouble in a late game. first, let's go to bill karins. seriously? >> seriously. >> just hide. >> dude! dude! we want spring. kill the groundhog. >> exactly. this is not going to be a pretty week for areas from d.c. up to boston. if it's not snowing, it will probably be raining. that's the case this morning. we are watching snow and rain. let's track it for you. right now we're watching the d.c. area, rain from the winchester locations to hagerstown. that's going to slide through d.c. and baltimore in about a half hour to 45 minutes from n
informed. but there is just so much going on right now, what with japan and libya, the 2012 presidential race that half an hour just isn't enough. even if i leave out all the facts. so tonight, i'm going to cover it all at once. colonel gadhafi announced he's going to travel to iowa to dump sea water on the nuclear reactors which were attacked by france and england in retaliation for the earthquake, which polls show is the most qualified candidate. >> all right. welcome to "morning joe." it is 6:00 on the east coast. too bad we're not there. good morning. it's thursday, march 24th. joe and i are in los angeles again this morning. what time is it here? >> it's 1:15. here in los angeles, elizabeth taylor passed away. they are asking whether elizabeth taylor may have been the biggest movie star ever. of course, america will be remembering her over the next few days. >> she might have been. >> there is for so many reasons, through so many decades she was married to john warner, a senator. but he was number four or five. but also, of course, in the '60s and '70s. most really, most associated
, afghanistan, iraq, obviously. but we're also off the coast of japan. what about the concentrated weight and the efforts of the united states military around the globe? >> before we go there, mike, i want to say i was just informed that the second air force crew member from the f-15 that crashed in libya has now been recovered. he's safe and on the way to europe is that's good news. there's been a tremendous weight on the u.s. military as a result of more than ten years of war. first in afghanistan and then iraq, particularly. but it's bb being felt, quite frankly, in terms of stress not only on the forces themselves, but on the equipment. secretary gates has been hammering home that the pent again is going to have to tighten its belt in a number of other areas just to keep the u.s. military functional. so not that this was a major consideration in secretary gates' opposition to intervening in libya, but it certainly was one of his points when he said, look, we're fight two wars. we don't need a snydecond one. >>> the bbc's catty kay joins the conjiegs and japan's attempt to restore powe
. military wives. overstretched military. positioned now in afghanistan, iraq, coast of japan. flying over libya. libya near poverty, many of them, back here in the united states of america, without their husbands or spouses for long periods of time due to multiple deployments. >> this is one more time we are calling on them. >> yes. >> to step up. >> all right. in a few minutes former dnc chairman howard dean will joinous the set. "time" magazine's joe klein. up next, the interview that apparently sent chris brown over the edge. homeowners -- rates have been going up, but you can still refinance to a fixed rate as low as 4.75% at plus, get the best deal or we'll pay you $1,000. call lending tree at... today. >> announcer: this past year alone there's been a 67% spike in companies embracing the cloud-- big clouds, small ones, public, private, even hybrid. your data and apps must move easily and securely to reach many clouds, not just one. that's why the network that connects, protects, and lets your data move fearlessly through the clouds means more than ever. >>> news you
that adds to the bad environment. and they love it in japan. it sells, sells, sells. think about it. we have a cat. i'm going to spray chemicals all over the couch now. oh, it smells so good. >> okay. just stop it. >> it's messed up. >> as far as we're all concerned, the number one company to work for, comcast. >> philadelphia's own. >> we have a new adjective. >> i'm been comcasted. >> absolutely. >> if you look at those companies and look at the lead her made them, risk takers. i think what we need more of in this country is risk takers. >> yes. >> we have to break out of the doldrums we're in and we need risk takers. donald trump for president. >> oh, lord. >> no doubt about it. >> you have a nice thing and went somewhere else with it. >>> we'll be right back, "morning joe." my mother froze everything. i was 18 years old before i had my first fresh bun. the invention that i came up with is the hot dog ez bun steamer. steam is the key to a great hot dog. i knew it was going to be a success. the invention was so simple that i knew i needed to protect it. my name is chris schutte and i got m
radiation concerns in japan this morning as the country's nuclear crisis stretches into its third week. officials said today that highly radioactive iodine seeping from the fukushima nuclear complex may be making its way into sea water farther north of the plan the than previously thought. in addition, mounting obstacles have behind derd efforts to bring the facility back from the edge of disaster. meanwhile, radiation from japan appears to have reached as far as the u.s. east coast. one sample of massachusetts rain water registered very low concentration of radiation but officials say it does not pose a health risk. >>> congress returns from recess today prepared to take up the federal budget in spending issues. according to this morning's "wall street journal," the white house, democratic lawmakers are assembling for a proposal for roughly $20 billion in additional spending cuts that could soon be offered to republicans. that would come on top of $10 billion in cuts that congress has already enacted. however, it is not clear if it would be enough to satisfy republicans who initially
entered a third one. we have japan, gravely wounded by an earthquake and tsunami, and it has a nuclear meltdown under way. the very senior national security member said i'm more worried about japan than gadhafi at this point, quite honestly. we have a persistent chronic depression and political paralysis in washington. the overlay is everybody has something to say about it on the internet and the blogs. and they're scrambling for something. so am i wrong, pat? >> no. i think you're dead right. i think the country is in as rough a shape it's been in my lifetime. worldwide and at home. problems with the borders. >> which is why they're not black and white solutions. and considered responses are right. >> on that bright note tom brokaw we're with you when you're saving for your dreams. [ woman ] when you want a bank that travels with you. with you when you're ready for the next move. [ male announcer ] now that wells fargo and wachovia have come together, what's in it for you? unprecedented strength, the stability of the leading community bank in the nation and with 12,000 atms and thousa
." good to see you. >> yes, right now between turmoil in the middle east and the nuclear crisis in japan, and obama's speech about energy, we do our annual environment issue. it's about the new new thing in energy, which is shale, a 400 million-year-old rock where the u.s. has the largest supply of shale of any country in the world. right now it fuels about a quarter of our energy supply and we have enough for the next 100 years. >> when i was a cub reporter coming up in the '70s, mike barnicle taught me about magazines. shale sells magazine. >> we have elizabeth taylor holing a piece of shale. >> perhaps you should have. >> let's talk about the options out there, the president made -- kind of did a presidential ritual making it, we have to get off foreign oil, which people have been doing for half a century now. where are we right now? >> a lot of people say why aren't you talking about solar and wind power? i'll talk about that until the cows come home. right now that supplies less than 1% of our energy needs. natural gas or shale gas supplies about a quarter. nuclear, 8%. regular foss
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